1. The opioid epidemic: Now what?

    Inside U-M’s varied approaches to fighting the epidemic, including innovations in both prevention and treatment — and why there might be “great reason for hope.”

  2. Step right up!

    Before and after the turn of the 20th century, spring in Ann Arbor brought parades, circuses, and attendant student mischief – including an elephant stampede set off by hooligans tossing firecrackers.

  3. Pool parasite causing panic

    Cryptosporidiosis outbreaks are on the rise, and children are likely to be dispersing the illness. Crypto often enters the body by swallowing pool water. U-M experts weigh in on how to prevent spreading this parasite.

  4. Riot? Or massacre?

    Words matter, says Maggie Yar, BA ’95, executive director of Tulsa’s Hille Foundation. Especially when it comes to the little-known story of the 1921 Race Massacre – formerly known as the 1921 Race Riot – in which the city’s ‘Black Wall Street’ was destroyed.

  5. Easy rider? Not always

    After years working in Silicon Valley, Levi Weintraub, BSE ’06, dreamed of ditching his job as a software engineer, hopping on a motorcycle, and exploring Africa. So he did. After logging some 42,000 miles, he says, ‘Humanity was the biggest revelation for me.’

  6. Living in the moment

    U-M art professor Anne Mondro and her students explore the creative process with the elderly to shatter the stigma that comes with memory loss, dementia.